6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- Refers to the social aspects of language, which are also called Pragmatics.
- Incorporates families into the assessment and treatment process. This construct is designed to recognize the importance of connections with family members in communication development.
- Difficulties acquiring language in the absence of any other mental, sensory, motoric, emotional, or experiential deficits (functional disorder).
- A team of professionals works together to evaluate a child. Members of the team are not limited to the evaluation of any single area of development.
- An approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians base their diagnostic decisions on test scores without taking social norms into consideration.
- Refers to the structure of language including syntax, morphology, and phonology.
6 True/False questions
Expression → The ability to produce language (the opposite of comprehension).
Comprehension → The ability to produce language (the opposite of comprehension).
Normative Approach → An approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians account for social norms and potential social, educational, vocational, and economic consequences of the child's language abilities in the decision-making process.
Multi-disciplinary Assessment → Members of an assessment team conduct their own independent assesments of the child's abilities that relate to their own interest areas (SLPs evaluate speech and language only, physical therapists--motor abilities). In a summary meeting, each member of the team shares their findings and recommends treatment. The emphasis is on the parts of the child rather than the whole child.
Chronological Age → Determining a child's age to compare them to other children the same age. We typically use years and months (2;3--2 years; 3 months).
Criterion-referenced assessment → Administration of formal tests to determine how a child's performance on an aspect of language compares to the average performance of children who are the same chronological age.